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SOP Online Course

Develop skills in Security of Payment to allow you and your team to make informed decisions in the management of your project. Our self-directed online course allows your team to access training anytime, anywhere from a team of industry experts.
COST $1,850 + GST ($2,035)

A course shaped for Respondents

There has been a lot of focus on those making claims for payment in the wave of change that has swept through the Queensland industry over the past few years. But…What about those that have to respond? That’s where this course comes in. Under BIFA, contractors and subcontractors have the right to make an Adjudication Application, but our focus in this training is on Contractors who are dealing with payment challenges with their Subcontractors. This training is designed to help you best meet your legislative obligations while protecting the stability of your project.

Topics Covered

  • What starts the Adjudication process
  • Who are the key players involved
  • What jurisdiction is covered by Adjudication
  • The key steps in the Adjudication process
  • Suspension of work under BIFA
  • Dealing with an Adjudication Decision

Key Takeaways

  • How to assess Payment Claims
  • How to prepare a Payment Schedule
  • A greater understanding of the steps and players involved in an Adjudication
  • What to do if a Subcontractor suspends work
  • What your options are if you're unhappy with a decision

Developed and delivered by a range of experts

The training is conducted by a team of lawyers who are committed to not making your ears bleed, while bringing you the benefit of years spent focused on the construction industry. It's not just lawyers who bring the knowledge; this course includes unique insight from Michael Chesterman of Helix Legal, who was the inaugural Adjudication Registrar under the Security of Payment legislation, a position he held for 13 years, where he basically "wrote the book" on Adjudication. You'll be able to contact any of these experts as you take the course.

Online learning culminating in an interactive workshop

The course is delivered online and you can get started as soon as you purchase the course. There are 6 modules of self-paced learning to work through, each one including in-depth content, helpful resources and videos, an exercise and quiz to help solidify your learning. You'll also be invited to participate in a Myth Bustings Workshop with our team that will bring together all that you've learned and set you up to move forward with confidence.

Experienced practitioners who've been through it all.

Our training is delivered by an expert team who not only know the law, but have lived the experience of how it's actually applied; ensuring we deliver practical insights that apply to your business.

Janelle Kerrisk

Co-Founder & CEO

A building and construction lawyer by trade, Janelle is passionate about fairness and creating opportunities within the industry, and believes by applying ideas and innovation with gusto we can create an improved playing field for all.

Michael Chesterman

Compliance Director

With over two decades working for the building industry regulator in Queensland, Michael “wrote the book” - literally. He brings a depth of knowledge that complements the skills of our lawyers, so we can deliver the right solution, not just the legal answer.

Earl Tan

Legal Practice Director

Holding great insight from his time in-house at the construction industry regulator and an entire career spent focused on fast tracked security for payment dispute resolution, Earl is a construction gun. His solid legal and commercial skills make him a weapon at your disposal.

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